Power scour v Dish washing detergent for washing fleece

I have LOTS of fleece to wash, and if I don't get it all washed by Fibre East, I'm not allowed another one for a whole year. (My rules!) So I want to get it done quickly, effectively and create as little waste as possible. I've come across people saying they use dish washing liquid… Continue reading Power scour v Dish washing detergent for washing fleece

Review: Spinners Book of Fleece, the missing link!

close up from spinners book of fleece

Oh how I wish I had this book about two weeks ago before I ventured into the woolly world of fleece selection and preparation. Still, I’m fortunate to have discovered it as early as I have.  The Spinner's Book of Fleece by Beth Smith is like deep-diving into a breed study workshop. (If you're lucky enough… Continue reading Review: Spinners Book of Fleece, the missing link!

Fact: Washing fleece will keep you healthy and productive

I am now in the possession of 2 fleece, (fleeces?) As I write this post, I'm washing corriedale in 20 mins increments. Let me shared what I learned... so far... Previously a skeptic, I am now an evangelical convert. If you're fearing the fleece, let me tell you: it's easier than you think and very… Continue reading Fact: Washing fleece will keep you healthy and productive

Choosing fleece: Must be the cloud in my eyes

Daniel is a Llanwenog x Oxford Down Cross. Ever since I started working with Daniel's fleece I've been singing Elton John: "Oh it looks like Daniel... must be the clouds in my eyes!" Just wanted to offer that little ear worm to anyone reading this blog post. I'm going to talk about where I went… Continue reading Choosing fleece: Must be the cloud in my eyes